148. Exclusive economic zone and exclusive fishery zones.

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea1 provides for the establishment by coastal states of an exclusive economic zone2, whose legal status is sui generis, being neither territorial sea3 nor high seas4. The inner limit of the exclusive economic zone is the outer limit of the territorial sea5, and the outer limit of the exclusive economic zone is 200 nautical miles (NM) from the baselines from which the territorial sea is measured